Tag Archives: Watermelon

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Found in SC

This past week cucurbit downy mildew was found in Charleston and Horry Counties.  Downy mildew blows in from the south in the summer and is a very serious disease once it is established.  Anyone growing cucurbit crops (cucumber, watermelon, squash, … Continue reading

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Watermelon Field Day – 7/13/17

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2017 Watermelon Disease Control Guide

Download the PDF here.

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Vegetable Weed Control Resources

Here are a few publications from Dr. Stanley Culpepper of UGA on weed control systems in vegetable crops.  Dr. Culpepper presented this information at the SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Growers Expo in Savannah last month. 2017 broccoli and cabbage … Continue reading

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Powdery Mildew on Fall Watermelon

Clemson Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath recently found powdery mildew in his fall watermelon plots at the Coastal REC in Charleston.  He says this is the first time he has observed powdery mildew on fall watermelon, and its likely because the … Continue reading

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Powdery Mildew on Watermelon Found in Charleston

Clemson Extension Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath prepared the following statement on powdery mildew on watermelon: Powdery mildew was found today (5/16) on seedless watermelon at the Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston, SC. Symptoms of yellow and brown spots … Continue reading

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Watermelon Weed Control Programs 2016

Here are some weed control programs put together by Stanley Culpepper of UGA.  To view and download the PDF version, click here.

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2016 Watermelon Disease Control Guide

Clemson Extension Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath has just released the latest version of the Watermelon Spray Guide.  We still have a little while before planting, so click on this link to save the pdf version for later.

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Question of the Week: Spoon and Tendril

Last week the question was:  How can you tell if this watermelon is ripe? At the tip of my lower index finger is a leaf known as the spoon.  At the tip of my upper index finger is the tendril. … Continue reading

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Clemson Watermelon Field Day

Mark your calenders for Clemson’s annual Watermelon Field Day at the Edisto REC in Blackville, SC.  See the details below.

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